Screen printing.

Some examples of screen printed botanicals and insects ready to be made into cushions.

Image 1 – Honeysuckle hand print on linen, front of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 2 – Insect to co-ordinate with honeysuckle,reverse of cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 3 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 3 colours.

Image 4 – Close-up, hand print on linen, 5 colours.

Caption 5 – Nearly completed print with the last colour to add.

Image 6 – Close-up of nearly completed print.

Image 7 – On the print table.

Image 8 – Finished hand print on linen/cotton mix, 7 colours.

Image 9 – Close-up finished print for cushion cover.

Image 10 – Close-up with black line detail.

Image 11 – Nearly completed hand print on linen.

Image 12 – Completed hand print on linen, front cushion cover, 8 colours.

Image 13 – Reverse of cushion hand printed moth on linen, 4 colours.

Image 14 – Reverse of cushion, hand printed moth on linen, 5 colours.


Digital print colour testing.

Here are some examples of colour testing.  I found hand painting then scanning my drawings onto the computer was more effective than using the colouring tool in photoshop.

Image 1 – Testing pencil drawing on linen.

Image 2 – Pencil, paint and ink drawing, digital print onto cotton satin.

Image 3 – Close up of digital print on cotton satin.

Image 4 – Lupin pencil drawing scanned in with colouring added using photoshop.

Image 5 – Sections taken from several images for colour testing onto linen, digital print.

Image 6 – Close-up, digital print colour test on linen.

Image 6 – Colour testing on linen.

As seen in image above non coloured sections in image are showing up as yellow as this is the sketch book page.  I have gone back into photoshop to clean this up for a better print finish as below.

Image 7 – Colour test cleaned up digital print on linen.

Image 8 – Close-up cleaned up non coloured section of digital print on linen.

Image 9 – Insect colour testing digital print on linen.

Image 10 – Close-up colour test on linen.

Insect sketches.

Image 1 – Insect pencil drawings.

Image 2 – Insect pencil drawings from sketchbook.

Image 3 – Insect pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Butterfly from Archives, pencil drawing.
Image 5 – Moth pencil drawing.
Image 6 – Moths and snail, pencil drawing.

Image 7 – Cocoon and Caterpillar pencil drawing.

Image 8 – Damselfly, watercolour and pencil.
Image 9 – From archives, pinned butterfly pencil sketch.
Image 10- Corsham Court Archives, butterfly pencil drawings.

Image 11 – Butterfly pencil drawings from natural history archives Corsham Court.

Image 12 – Caterpillars, Pencil drawing.

Pencil sketches.

More pencil sketches to develop into digital and hand screen prints.

Image 1 – Campanula, pencil drawing.

Image 2 – Clematis, pencil drawing.

Image 3 – Bell Flower and Insects, pencil drawing.

Image 4 – Lords and Ladies, Pencil and paint.

Image 5 – Snowdrop bulb, pencil drawing.

Image 6  – Buttercups, pencil drawing.

Image 7  – Crocus, pencil drawing.

Image 8  – Dandelion seed head, pencil drawing.

Image 9  – Meadow Flower, pencil drawing.

Image 10   – Orchid pencil drawing.

Image 11   – Poppy, pencil, watercolour, black marker.

Floral and insect sketches.

Image 1 – Gathering all sketches together for fabric print thoughts and ideas.

Image 2 – Once observing images on wall my first thoughts in developing a fabric print are to work on several colourways, scales, compostion and intergrating more insects amoung the florals.

Image 3 – Damselfly.

Image 4 – Wildflower.

Image 5 – Poppy, pencil sketch with tiny bit of colour added.

Image 6 – Pencil Sketch.

Image 7- Floral and insects.

Image 8 – Close-up insect.

Image 9 – Floral and Insect pencil sketch.

Image 10 – Floral sketch.

image 11- Close-Up Aquileqia or as I like to call it Grannies bonnet!

MA Module Assessment, June 8th 2012

Some pictures for modules TD 7003 and TD 7014.

Image 1 – Ma Module display area. Ready for assessment!

Image 2 – Research files, sketch books, sample drawings and sample prints, cushions and paper spinning.

Image 3 – TD7014 sampling, paper spinning.

Image 4 – Mood boards with print and digital samples.

Image 5 – Hand drawing and prints.

Image 6 – Cushions ready for assessment.

Image 7 – Cushions and print samples.

Sample product – Cushions.

Image 1 – Sample cushions – 3 different sizes 40×40, 45×45, 60×60.

Image 2 – Black linen piping trim on 40×40 & 45×45 cushions. Green satin piping trim 60×60.

Image 3 – Dandelion Cushion. Hand Screen print, four colours on linen cloth, black linen piped trim, 40×40 cushion with feather inner. (Front view).

Image 4 – Co-ordinating (back view) of Dandelion cushion. Hand screen print, two colours.

Image 5 – Hand screen print, three colours on linen. Black linen piped trim. 45×45 cushion with feather inner.

Image 6 – Black piped trim detail on 45×45 cushion.

Image 7 – Bleeding Heart Cushion. Hand screen print, seven colours on cotton cloth. Green satin piped trim. 60×60 cusion with inner.

Image 8 – Bleeding Heart cushion.

Image 9 – Lords and Ladies Cushion. Hand screen print, four colours on cotton cloth. Black piped trim. 45×45 cushion and feather inner. (Front view)

Image 10 – Lords and Ladies Cushion. (back view) Hand screen print, four colours on cotton cloth.